onsdag 16. september 2015

Beijing releases activist on eve of Chinese president's visit to US

A Chinese activist who helped the lawyer and activist Chen Guangcheng flee from illegal detention has been released from prison on the eve of the first state visit to the United States by China’s president, Xi Jinping. Guo Yushan, a 38-year-old economist and social campaigner, was detained last October as thousands of pro-democracy protesters flocked on to the streets of Hong Kong and security forces in mainland China rounded up dozens of suspected sympathizers. Read more